BOOM: Jeff Sessions Says Illegal Aliens Who Re-Enter Illegally Will Be Charged With Felony
Finally, we have someone who recognizes illegal immigration for the problem that it is and is reacting accordingly.
Feels good after eight years of total ineptitude and limp-wristed attempts at making it seem like he’s doing something.
“For those that continue to seek improper and illegal entry into this country, be forewarned: This is a new era. This is the Trump era. The lawlessness, the abdication of the duty to enforce our immigration laws and the catch and release practices of old are over,” said Sessions.
He then laid out the punishment for re-entering the country after being deported.
The attorney general announced that federal prosecutors are mandated to consider for felony prosecution people who transport or harbor illegal immigrants, and illegal immigrants who re-enter the country after being deported, especially those with a criminal history or gang affiliation. According to a memo signed Tuesday, prosecutors should, where possible, also charge illegal immigrants “with document fraud and aggravated identity theft — the latter carrying a two-year mandatory minimum sentence.”
Sessions identified the main goal as being gangs of illegal aliens like MS-13.
“When we talk about MS-13 and the cartels, what do we mean? We mean criminal organizations that turn cities and suburbs into warzones, that rape and kill innocent citizens and who profit by smuggling poison and other human beings across our borders. Depravity and violence are their calling cards, including brutal machete attacks and beheadings.”
Can’t say I’m terribly upset by this plan. While it doesn’t do everything necessary to address the complex problem of illegal immigration, it is absolutely not a terrible start. I’m glad someone is finally taking a serious and objective look at the situation and has devised a game plan to suit a desperate need.
Thank you, Attorney General Sessions. You are definitely going to help make America great again.